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Blogging Schick and Vaughn’s “How to Think about Weird Things,” Chapter 3, page 37

Something that jumped out at me early on in chapter 3 of the college critical thinking text, Schick and Vaughn’s How to Think about Weird Things (5th edition, 2008), is the distinction that was made between argument and persuasion. To win support for … Continue reading

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I Love Terence McKenna

He died of a brain tumor a few years back, but he was always a wonderfully engaging thinker and speaker. I went to one of his talks in Los Angeles in the late 1980s, and Roy of Hollywood used to … Continue reading

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By Profession, this Woman is an Engineer, and She Had a Near Death Experience

She believes that she went to another world, and it changed the way she now lives in this one:

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Carl Jung on the Reduction of Mind to Matter

Carl Jung, as quoted in The Conscious Universe  (1997, 324-25) by Dean Radin: It is almost an absurd prejudice to suppose that existence can only be physical. As a matter of fact, the only form of existence of which we have … Continue reading

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This Sounds Right to Me

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Nick Pope on UFOs in Britain

Nick Pope was interviewed in August of 2009 on British television just after the British government released a new bundle of its UFO files into the public domain:

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Confusion in the Atheist Universe! We Are the Paranormal Phenomenon That We Have Been Waiting for!

Remember how, during the 2008 presidential election, Barack Obama said that we are the change we have been waiting for? Well, I was thinking about this in terms of paranormal phenomenon. So many people are looking beyond themselves, out into the world, for evidence … Continue reading

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1968 UFO or UF-NO?

This UFO photo looks rather intriguing, don’t you think? It’s in black and white, which is what you might expect of a photograph if it were taken in 1968, and the image was captured on a sunny day in Southern … Continue reading

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Blogging UFOs: Are UFO Memories Even Reliable?

In recent posts I know I’ve been raining on the UFO believers’ parade, and I’m trying to keep an open mind about what I’ve discovered after a few weeks of looking into the UFO phenomenon, but the fact that eyewitness testimony … Continue reading

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Blogging UFOs: What’s the Evangelical Christian Take on Extraterrestrial Visitations?

In the early 1990s, an Evangelical filmmaker produced a pretty good documentary on UFOs. Below is part 1 of 8 from YouTube. As a teenager, I actually saw the first person interviewed (Dave Hunt) at my church a couple of times. Hunt was … Continue reading

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